Over the five years COPASAH has grown as a community of over 600 practitioners from across the globe. It also has been able to establish itself as a dynamic Community of Practice with a very strong communication mechanism for sharing of practice. COPASAH, the Community of Practitioners on Accountability and Social Action in Health, was initiated as an idea of global solidarity of practitioners in accountability in 2011. We are completing eventful five years in December 2016! It is a time for celebration as well introspection.
COPASAH's activities and endeavours were shared in different capacities at the symposium with an array of public health researchers, academicians, human rights activists, public health specialists, accountability practitioners, funders, policy makers, public health students and a range of civil society networks. Read more...
together COPASAH members from the different parts of the ESA region to build their capacity in learning and sharing, creating partnerships for sustainability, understanding the trends in social accountability and exploring ways to strengthen the ESA COPASAH network in a ESA Regional Strengthening Meeting. Read more ....
To vision and strategize future directions of COPASAH, held a global Consultation on in Vancouver in November, 2016. The Consultation was enriched by insights of an array of experts on social accountability including academicians, researchers, and accountability practitioners wherein they focused upon visioning for COPASAH, prioritizing and identifying directions the way ahead for the network. Read more ...
Abhijit Das - Global Convener COPASAH
E. Premdas Pinto - COPASAHGlobal
Renu Khanna - SAHAJ, India
Walter Flores - CEGSS, Guatemala
Opio Geoffrey Atim - GOAL, Uganda
Sambit Mohanty & Surekha Dhaleta
– COPASAH Communication Hub
Lavanya Devdas - COPASAH Communiqué Technical Associate
face to face meetings. With a view to understand various approaches and experiences from a range of health rights organizations and health rights activists in different countries of South Asia including India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Srilanka COPASAH South Asia envisaged a platform for discussion to contribute to strengthening the field of accountability in health in South Asia, and to deepen and expand the regional base further of COPASAH through medium of a COPASAH South Asia strengthening meeting. Read more ...